Sunday, December 30, 2012

......LHS News......
Originally sent Dec. 30-31

So sorry I made Ed Jones older than he really is....I had said class '49...but hes a youngster in class of '51!!!

FYI: Update:
For those who would like a copy of Larry Angus' book, you can email Larry directly at: <> or it is available through
'The Hidden Message of Jesus.' From the eMail bag and other....."Thank you for keeping us up to date with LHS 52-53.  Ed and I live in Pollock Pines, CA  in the tall trees.  He graduated in '50 and both of are in relatively good health.  Our home is at 4000 feet elevation and at the moment we have snow.  It makes for a pretty scene for Christmas."Billie Glenn, '52

Jim Andrews, '58.
reports that and wife Susan have moved from the snow and colder region of Utah into the St. George  area.

...."Between my brother, Mike '59 and myself '56, I see lots of names I recognize.[in the news].  Merry Christmas from New Mexico."
Mary Thompson

Phil Carson
has moved to new digs, still in Edmond area.  He reports that after several life changing events and high stress levels, he is doing well.  He does have all new contact info so hopefully he has sent it to keeper of his years graduation roster.
Be sure YOU send any new contact info if you want to keep receiving the LHS News and/or info on your class reunion, etc. My Bill and I joined good friends Jim Powers, '55, and bride LuAnn (Cobb) to celebrate their 53rd Anniversary on December 28!   LuAnn is originally from S. Dakota and they met while students at OU.  Major congrats guys!

Christmas emails from Bill Newman, '55 in Modesto, CA;  Ron Hagler, who has the cutest card featuring his dog 'Sugar'; from Mike Wyant, a lovely Christmas poem he penned in 1962 - 'Home for Christmas'. The poem was recorded by a name label with a spiritual song on the reverse.

Also appreciate emails from
Bill Melton;  Karen (Wright) Dean; Roby (Browers) Park; Phil & Coralyn Wilder; Ed Adams; Belva (Hollingshead) Williams; Jack Rhodes. *******************

There has certainly been an over abundance of losses among our family and friends.

Suzanne (Silcott) Glover, 73, of Lawton, passed on December 28.  Suzanne was LHS class 1956.   Suzanne married Earl Glover in 1959 and worked at Lawton Stockyards, later helping with her husbands auction service. She is survived by Earl; a son; a daughter; 6 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
A grave side service will be held 11:00am on Wednesday January 2, Highland Cemetery in Lawton.
Extended obit and guest book at:

Tommy Ray Nyrop, 72, of Lawton, passed December 24 after long battle with kidney disease. Tom attended St. Marys but believe he also may have attended LHS? Tom is survived by one son, Scott Mills and wife Brandy and three granddaughters, all of Marion, TX. Several step brothers and sisters; extended family and numerous friends.  A memorial service at a later date is pending.

Kaye McCarley emailed to let us know that Richard Chapman died of heart failure on December 17 in Pauls Valley, OK. Services were December 20.  Richard was LHS class 1962. He is survived by sons Michael and Sam and several grandchildren.

Anna M. (Sparks) Taylor, 78, of Lawton passed on December 16.  Services were December 24. Anna was LHS class 1953.  She is survived by her husband John; 2 sons; a sister; four grandchildren and large extended family.
Extended obit and guest book at:

Lana Elaine (Hall) Meraz, 71, of Lawton, passed on December 26.  Services were December 29.  Lana was LHS class 1959.  I knew Lana personally and despite numerous medical problems over the years, she was always friendly and smiling. She is survived by her husband of 49 years Emmett Meraz; five sons and their families; her mom, Lawana Hall; 10 grandchildren.
Extended obit and guestbook at:

Charles 'Chuck' Allan Sasser, 57, of Dallas, passed on December 14 at his home in Dallas. Services were December 22 in Lawton.  He is survived by 2 sons; a brother Mark; his father Jack Sasser, '52; other extended family.
Extended obit and guest book at:


"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start,
anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending."
Carl Bard ~ writer (1907-1978)

My fav rendition:  <>

Wishing all of you a happy and healthy New Year ~ 2013! Georgia

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